Current Status and Future of Cannabis Research

  title={Current Status and Future of Cannabis Research},
  author={Ethan B Russo and Alice P. Mead and Dustin Sulak},
  journal={Clinical researcher},
Cannabis sativa has a long history of medicinal use and contains phytocannabinoids that demonstrate therapeutic activity in preclinical models of numerous disease states. Widespread clinical use of cannabis has preceded the evidence base. Randomized controlled trials are needed to understand the safety, efficacy, and optimal dosages of standardized cannabis preparations. In addition to regulatory and legal challenges,certain botanical and pharmacologic factors that complicate the collection and… 

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